Warm-up: Draw and label the phosphorous cycle on your mats.
1. Nitrogen cycle (again)
2. Human impact
Warm-up: on your mats, draw the carbon cycle and include the salamander
1. Matter cycling vocabulary
2. Nitrogen and phosphorous cycles
HW: Food day review and posters due 12/15
Warm-up: Using the organisms from Friday's activity, identify an organism that occupies more than one niche in the ecosystem. Explain your reasoning.
1. Notes- Water cycle and carbon cycle graphic organizer
2. Article reading
3. Class discussion of article
4. Modeling the carbon cycle
HW: Remember posters are due next Monday
Warm-up: Explain the difference between a food chain and food web. Which gives a broader picture of the community interactions?
1. 3 Student presentations
2. Finish community notes
3. Food web activity
4. Nutrient cycle notes
HW: Don't forget about poster project!
Warm-up: Provide an example of a density dependent limiting factor and an example of density independent limiting factor- explain your selection.
1. Reading quiz Ch. 54
2. Community ecology notes
3. Building food webs
Warm-up: Explain what limits the growth of exponentially growing populations
Labs in red basket
1. Finish populations
2. Finish global climate change
HW: Ch 54 Reading quiz tomorrow
Warm-up: identify one abiotic factor and explain its influence on populations in detail.
1. Finish abiotic factors
2. Population genetics.
3. Global climate change POGIL
HW: Online lab due tomorrow, Reading quiz ch. 54 Thursday
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